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Table 4 Linear regression analyses to support relations to other variables evidence

From: Validity of a cardiology fellow performance assessment: reliability and associations with standardized examinations and awards

  Univariate analysisa Multivariable analysesa
Variable β-estimate (95% CI) p-value β-estimate (95% CI)b p-value
In-training examination scorec 0.083 (0.002–0.164) 0.05 0.088 (0.003–0.153) 0.05
Conference attendanced 0.001 (− 0.001–0.002) 0.25   
Evaluation compliance (≥90%) 0.053 (−0.037–0.142) 0.25   
Board examination failure −0.237 (− 0.495–0.019) 0.07   
Staff appointment 0.034 (−0.060–0.129) 0.48   
Receiving an award 0.164 (0.075–0.254) < 0.001 0.152 (0.065–0.237) 0.001
  1. aβ-estimates are reported for the associations between the listed independent variable and each subject’s aggregated faculty-of-fellow end-of-rotation assessment scores that included MCFA-10 items
  2. bβ-estimates are adjusted for receiving an award, in-training exam score, and missing in-training exam score (n = 23)
  3. cThe association between in-training exam score and the primary outcome was examined in the 42 of 65 subjects where in-training exam score was available. For the remaining 23 subjects with unavailable ITE results, in-training exam score was imputed as the median score. β-estimates for both the univariate and multivariable analyses are reported for a 10-point increase in in-training exam scores
  4. dConference attendance data was missing in 1 subject